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Connecting Caregivers to Community

This is National Family Caregivers Month, an opportunity to recognize the dedication of individuals who provide care to someone they love, from parents caring for children with disabilities to adult children caring for their parents or grandparents. According to the … Continue reading

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Technology and the Inclusive Workforce

As we bring National Disability Employment Awareness Month to a close, let’s take a moment to reflect on the role of technology in building an inclusive workforce. On the one hand, almost every job requires some interaction with technology, from … Continue reading

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Tecnología y la Fuerza Laboral Inclusiva

A medida que finalizamos el Mes Nacional de Concientización sobre el Empleo de Personas con Discapacidades, tomemos un momento para reflexionar sobre la función de la tecnología en la construcción de una fuerza laboral inclusiva. Por un lado, casi todos … Continue reading

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Forge Your Own Path – Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship

Did you know that, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people with disabilities are almost twice as likely to be self-employed than their peers without disabilities? Self-employment and entrepreneurship offer people with disabilities a viable path to economic independence, … Continue reading

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Forja tu propio camino – Autoempleo y el espíritu empresarial

¿Sabía que, según la Oficina de Estadísticas Laborales (en inglés), las personas con discapacidades tienen casi el doble de probabilidades de trabajar por cuenta propia que sus compañeros sin discapacidades? El autoempleo y el espíritu empresarial ofrecen a las personas … Continue reading

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An Inclusive Workforce Includes People with Mental Health Conditions

This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week and today happens to be World Mental Health Day. These observances land in the midst of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) which, this year, is focusing on the benefits of an inclusive … Continue reading

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Una fuerza laboral inclusiva incluye a las personas con condiciones de salud mental

Esta semana es la Semana de Concientización de Enfermedad Mental y hoy es el Día Mundial sobre la Salud Mental. Estas observancias aterrizan en medio del Mes Nacional de Concientización de Empleo de Personas con Discapacidades (NDEAM, por sus siglas … Continue reading

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The Model Systems Databases – A Wealth of Data at Your Fingertips

What are the leading causes of spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and burn injury? How can a person’s age when they were injured impact their recovery? How many people with these injuries return to work? These are the kinds … Continue reading

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Las Bases de Datos de los Sistemas Modelos – Una gran cantidad de datos a su alcance

¿Cuáles son las principales causas de lesión de la médula espinal, lesión cerebral traumática, y lesión por quemaduras? ¿Cómo puede la edad de la persona cuando se lesionó afectar el impacto de su recuperación? ¿Cuántas personas con estas lesiones vuelven … Continue reading

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National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month – Start with the Basics

September has been designated National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Awareness Month, thanks to a Senate resolution, and throughout the month we’ll highlight research and resources from the NIDILRR SCI community. The NIDILRR-funded National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center estimates there … Continue reading

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